Twitter Link Roundup #96 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More Ross | July 28th, 2011

Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account, I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design, web design, startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Here are some of the links that I’ve liked and shared this past week!

Sometimes, you just gotta hoop.

NEW @crowdSPRING Small Biz Newsletter: social media disaster, employee training, market size –

crowdSPRING’s Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Hireology –

Small businesses err when cutting employee benefits – this impacts employee loyalty –

8 ways to get advice and inspiration for your startup idea –

70% of U.S. recruiters report they have rejected candidates because of info online –

If your website’s full of assholes, it’s your fault –

Built in Chicago – a Movement, a Mission, a Community –

When social media goes bad: a cautionary tale –

The Social Layer: Six Thoughts On Where Google Plus Is Going –

Connecting Digital Strategy with Social Business and Next-Gen Mobility –

Some Social Media is Toxic to Productivity: Google+, Twitter, & Facebook –

A Google Plus Primer On Links & Rank –

Get ready for Mafia wars, farm animals, and other gaming nonsense on Google+.

Virtual relationships can build trust in ways similar to relationships offline –

50 Fireworks Tutorials for Designers –

Unconventional And Creative Packaging Designs –

Why are web workers happier? –

Can Designers Save the World Without Creating More Stuff? –

350+ Free and High-Quality Textures for Vintage Designs –

Creative Brochure Designs And Tips –

Mobile Web Design Trends and Best Practices –

42 High Quality Free Fonts For Graphic Designers –

Outstanding Text Effects Tutorials in Illustrator –

30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers –

Five Popular Web Strategies That Don’t Work –

The Art of Negative Space: 20 Rich Examples –

Seven Guidelines For Designing High-Performance Mobile User Experiences –

Legal Contracts for Software Developers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template tco use today) –

Legal Contracts for Graphic Designers Who Hate Contracts (w/free contract template to use today) –

Logo Design Inspiration: 50+ Latest Examples –

The top 10 open source web fonts –

42 High Quality Free Fonts For Graphic Designers –

Really Useful Cheat Sheets For Web Designers & Developers –

20 Fresh Examples of Color Usage in Web Design –

40 Useful CSS Tutorials, Techniques And Resources –

45 Outstandingly Well-Designed E-commerce Websites –

Designing Web Application Interfaces from a User Experience Standpoint –

How Images Improve—or Destroy—Conversion Rates –

What Web Designers Can Learn From Video Games –

The New and Improved Way to Create Forms with HTML5 –

The top 10 open source web fonts –

30 Recent Photoshop Tutorials for Web Designers –

Handy CSS tip to spot unsized images during development –

30 Login Forms with Creative Design –

Website Usability Testing Myths –

Showcase of Web Design in Iceland –

8 Things Newbie Web Designers Should Know About SEO –

A Study Of Effective Black And White Web Designs –

Looks like prospects for time travel are dimming –

With all the bots, isn’t Twitter already a good platform for machines? –

This guy is such a good photographer it hurts –

Fun look at one person’s view of the ten greatest lists in the history of civilization –

Hula hoops, anyone? –

I hope you enjoy these links! Please leave a comment and let me know what you liked/didn’t like.

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